Guapa: Islam and the Fear of Compulsory Heterosexuality

Guapa : Islam and the Fear of Compulsory Heterosexuality   “I would like to call you by a word that was never told before A word worth all this love … A word to show my longings and passion A word like you . . . ” Amal Hayati (“The Hope of My Life”), song… Continue reading Guapa: Islam and the Fear of Compulsory Heterosexuality

Perry Brass: The Manly Pursuit of Desire: MadBoots – Seeing Dancers Rehearse Is Always Strange

Perry Brass: The Manly Pursuit of Desire: MadBoots – Seeing Dancers Rehearse Is Always Strange Austin Diaz (left) with men from MADboots. On a beautiful Tuesday in October I went over to Movement Research’s rehearsal site in Williamsburg Brooklyn to watch MADboots, a young contemporary all male dance company in its fourth year founded by… Continue reading Perry Brass: The Manly Pursuit of Desire: MadBoots – Seeing Dancers Rehearse Is Always Strange